Today in the Life of KurtHimatay

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

RE: I CAN BE A JOURNALIST

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One of the histories most respected heroes... That’s how I describe a Journalist.

"Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist's credibility."
Imagine, if you will, that you are a journalist. Working away at a newspaper, a television station, a Web site newsroom. Happy to be telling stories, chasing your next lead. Doing the work because you love it. Imagine, much as you love your life, however, you sometimes find yourself wondering what it would be like if one day lightning struck – and you came across an incredible story that overnight propelled you to fame and fortune, and maybe even a month on the best-seller list.
What would it do to your life as a journalist? What would it do to your life, as a student?
Even if you never imagined that scenario for yourself, what about such a twist of fate for any newsman or woman?
This is a question I first pondered passing the mounds of this task. How can I call myself a journalist? And believing I can be a Journalist. With a pen and a paper. The gift of rhetoric’s, and a heart embodied towards the mass. That a genuine journalist should deliver information’s sealed with virtue and integrity, for what he writes. Credible in all his actions and respected in all matters and ways. But when we come to think of it, not all are given the gift and the chance to write and to propagate the art of journalism, perhaps only a handful of God’s created creatures are given and has this what we call –a calling to write. Journalists are heroes in their own way, who fought the disparity of the morbid aspects of the mass and the deceitful conquest of the world. With the aid of my pen and my paper. A lot of things would change, a lot of doings would stand corrected, a lot of mistakes would come to a point of righteous precept, and a lot of eyes will be widely open for the truth that we did apprehend reality.
A journalist is a writer, defender. Messenger of truth, and above all a journalist has the love and passion for disseminating information’s to the youth, to the public and to the world. I Kurt Himatay, I live, eat and breathe Mass Com. As well as I do Journalism. I’m a communicator scholar and so as we. We all can be the change we all have always wanted. With conviction, determination, and love for labor.
I myself can call for change and be the journalist of today’s generation. Believing in the core of my own capacity, and the pith of my own strength.
I dream and believe that I can be a journalist and I will define the FUTURE...

Saturday, November 14, 2009

A Christmas brought in November

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"As we take the next steps in our journey, I know you'll be right there with me, as always, in my heart and by my side.

Thank you, God bless you, and may God bless America"
- Hillary Rodham Clinton

As she quoted on her official site.

Last, 12 November 2009. – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had visited the Philippines amid the persistent violence from the Al Qaeda – linked Abu Sayyaf group in the skittish south of the country. As I was now skimming the Newspaper, and red the headline of the Phil. Daily Inquirer “Hillary vows $5M in storm relief funds”. Bearing with her a $5 million Christmas gift, one of the most powerful lady in the U.S learned to say “Mabuhay” as her introductory greetings to the Filipino public.

The US Sec. of the State Hillary Clinton last November 12, 2009 visited a flood devastated school in Marikina City pledged and presented the new relief and new life on top of the $14M in assistance to those people who had been struck cruelly by the typhoon Ondoy just recently.
As I keep on reading the entire article I was glad reading and appreciated what she said “I am pleased to announce more than $5 million in new relief funds for the Philippines,” she said. I felt grateful and relieved and felt the same at the moment in one of the Filipino victims about reading her remarks. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t only include money matters alone but new life support will be built. New schools, construction of classrooms, 300,000 books and desks for 15,000 students, as well as to repairing water and sanitation systems, medical supplies and assistance” she said.

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Well, God indeed never fails people who put their indestructible faith on him. Praise God for sending U.S Sec. of the State Hillary Clinton to the Philippines. Approximately a lot will be blessed with that certain amount of money. And a life changing experience to them as well. I hope and pray that the solidarity of the Philippines and the United States of America will be held high eternally.

God Bless the Philippines and God Bless America. Long live to all.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Ougt to have some Media-diet

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I strongly believe in this statement. Children spend most of their time with their parents. As teenagers spend mostly of their time with their "gizmos". It was quite late when I woke up this morning. In fact, it was 10:30 am when I hit my breakfast & ate a sumptuous meal all by myself. Mom & my little sister have eaten breakfast ahead of me, so that’s why I ate alone. It was just one of my typical Sunday sunshine’s. And the whole week was a kind of strange weekend. I think...


Later, I was heading on to our living room until in the middle of my warm induced stupor; I realized that I forgot that I’m on a media diet. And I’ve remembered the objective of this exercise, is to deprive myself, ourselves from the rest in connection with media. Televisions, Smart phones, Net Surfing, e-mail, chat, online gaming. I just couldn’t imagine what life would be without the comfort these things bestow to us. Well, thanks to all the prodigies who made technology possible? Indeed, it made life more amiable to live.


Moving on – I did have some disparity from the Television, from my phone, & from my accounts in my (social networking sites) but later I have recalled that I should have finished envisioned my Blog for our Journalism Class. So I did had a Hindsight, I was really mixed up on what to do. Needless to say it was like I was turned into two. So to meet my task half way. What I did was I spared myself for a while and did that so-called media diet & after which when twilight came, I started to work on the finishing edges of my Blog and off I go for the finishing touches of it.


Well it’s been a great & fulfilling day today. This has been a healthful thing fulfilling & attaining the demands for the start of my future career. As the Dept. of Tourism head Ace Durano remarked in his interview “Fulfillment is indeed the benchmark for living a meaningful life” and with all those media dieting today, my brain seemed starving for rest. Truly I should be winding down now. So long till next time... “bonne nuit les gens”.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Can't resist the Zombie madness.

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Plants Vs. Zombies is one of the best games in the world. It’s about zombies trying to get into your house and EAT YOUR BRAINS so it’s up to the plants to stop the zombies. Plants vs Zombies is really fantastic. I find this game not scary at all. It's a fun game pact with high defined quality, graphics, peculiar awesome sound, The plants are really good and there are lots of diffirent types like the peashooter which shoots peas at the zombies. This game is a computer game that you can download and it’s even better because it doesn’t take up much memory. I recommend it for people over 8 years old & above.

Plants vs. Zombies is your basic tower defense game, with a wide variety of plants acting as the line of defense between your noggin and the shambling undead. You begin each round with a sneak peek at the zombies that are standing in the street, patiently awaiting their chance to jump the curb and make a beeline for your back door. You can then choose the plants you want to take into battle; certain plants are useless against certain zombies, so plan carefully.

The most important resource in the game is sunshine. Each seed costs a certain amount of sun to plant; the more powerful the seed, the more sun it costs. Sunshine falls naturally from the sunny sky, but not in large enough quantities to do you much good - you'll have to plant Sunflowers to boost your sunlight-gathering abilities. Even if you've got plenty of sun, you need to be wise about how and when you plant. Seeds take a certain amount of time to recharge after planting, so relying too much on powerful seeds that take more time to recharge can leave you wide open and vulnerable.

At first, you'll only have a handful of seeds at your disposal, but you earn a new seed at the end of each cleared level. You'll more than likely settle on a favorite combination of plants pretty early on, but Plants vs. Zombies does a great job of forcing you to reconsider your strategies. Sun isn't as readily available at night, for example, while the slope of the roof renders straight-shooting peas virtually useless. Wall-nuts that kept weaker zombies at bay are no match for pole vaulting or ladder zombies, and you can't plant much of anything in the pool without laying down a lily pad first.

That said, Plants vs. Zombies certainly isn't the hardest tower defense game you'll ever play - seasoned players will probably beat Adventure Mode without ever once losing a round. There's still loads to do, even after you defeat the final boss, though. You can tend to the plants in your Zen Garden, which spit out money if you treat them well, or visit the Tree of Wisdom, which spits out advice if you treat it well. You can also test your skill at an assortment of mini-games, though some are definitely more fun than others. Invisighouls, which pits you against an army of invisible undead, is particularly challenging, as is Portal Kombat, but Slot Machine and Whack-a-Zombie are a bit weak. Oh, but you're not done yet. Once you've worked your way through all of those, there are still two puzzle modes to master: Vasebreaker, in which you have to protect your brains while smashing all the vases on the lawn and my personal favorite, I, Zombie, which lets you switch roles and play as the brain-munchers themselves.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Awesome Typographic James Brown Poster (gigposters)

http://awesomeposters.tumblr.com/

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Cool pic, with those typographic art collage.
How I wish I could do better than this. nah, (just kiddi'n)
Hail who made this poster, It did gave justice
to the word "Masterpiece"...HAHA

Friday, November 6, 2009

There's a whole world of difference when your name is KURT.

Kurt is a finely crafted individual with many tremendous qualities. Perhaps the most noticeable of these qualities is Kurt's moral code, which he cannot deny. Acutely aware of his own ephemeral nature, and bound by his ethics, Kurt attempts to optimize every moment he can in making the world a better place.